Bob Corrieri receives Papal Medal in Kinross

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Fr Martin Pletts expressed his sincere congratulations on behalf of all at St James’, Kinross, to Bob Corrieri who has been awarded the Bene Merenti by his Holiness, Pope Francis. Bob was presented with the award at Holy Mass on 21st July by Bishop Stephen Robson.

Anne Kelly is awarded a Bene Merenti for devoted service

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Anne Kelly, who visits members of her congregation when they are unwell and unable to attend Mass, was presented the Benemerenti medal by Fr Mark Cassidy at St Mary’s the Immaculate Conception in Lochee. The 81-year-old is so devoted to her church she set up a Facebook account during lockdown to watch weekly Mass livestreams. A small service with Anne’s …

Benemerenti award for Clare McCready

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Bishop Stephen presented the Papal Medal ‘Benemerenti’ to Clare McCready at a Mass in St Paul’s RC Academy to thank her for her contribution to Catholic Education in Dundee, after a teaching career of over 38 years. In presenting Clare to Bishop Stephen, Mgr Ken McCaffrey, Chaplain at St Paul’s, noted that Clare had been an outstanding and excellent witness …

Papal Award for John McKay, Dundee

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John McKay has been presented with the Papal Medal, Benemerenti, at a ceremony in his home parish of St Joseph’s, Dundee. Although a native of the nearby Ss Peter and Paul’s parish, he has spent most of his adult life in the West End of the city. John has been a parishioner of St Joseph’s, Dundee, for many years and …

Sid Grant receives Benemerenti Medal

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On Tuesday 7th May, in St James’, Kinross, a Mass of Thanksgiving was celebrated by Bishop Stephen Robson and priests of the Diocese of Dunkeld for the presentation of the Benemerenti award to Mr. Sid Grant. Sid and his wife Maureen have been stalwarts of the parish since they moved to Kinross back in May of 1972. They were joined …

LIFE LONG SERVICE TO CATHOLIC CHURCH

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Mary Hopkins age 95 received the Bene Merenti medal from his holiness Pope Francis. Presenting this prodigious award on behalf of His Holiness, Bishop Stephen Robson Bishop said Mary had given incredible service to the Catholic Church in her Parish of St Pius X, Dundee, for many years. She prepared the church for its worship, brought Holy Communion to the …